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New York Public Library access and resources: Home

This Guide will instruct you how to get an NYPL card and some of the offerings that NYPL has.


You are eligible for an NYPL card if you are a student at QCC, which will allow you to take out materials and access ebooks and databases online.

There are several ways to obtain a NYPL card:

1. Go to the NYPL branch located closest to you

2. Order an NYPL card from home by going to or during COVID-19 through  

NYPL Free Resources

The following resources are available for access with a valid NYPL card.

To obtain an NYPL card online:



For Android 

History and Humanities

Music and Theatre


For more remote resources from NYPL, please visit